Buggy-friendly walks Offaly – Lough Boora Discovery Park

Location: Lough Boora Boglands,  located in County Offaly, between Tullamore, Birr and Clonmacnoise.

Path:  Mixed with gravel in some areas (pneumatic tyres recommended), Fairy trail (buggy-friendly) Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Donegal – Stone Jug to Stragill Beach

 

Location: Stone Jug to Stragill Beach, Buncrana Co. Donegal

Path:  Paved the whole way and suitable for  buggies/prams 

Parking: At Stone Jug or the shore front

Facilities:  Toilets located at the shore front

Features: This walk starts off at the historic Swans Park, passing Neds Point Military Fort taking in scenic beaches at Porthaw and Stragill

For more buggy-friendly family walks in Donegal follow this link.

This walk, all the details and photos were kindly contributed by Nicole Broderick. You can follow Nicole and find out more about her on her website – mammyofsix.wordpress.com and on instgram @mammyof_six

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Buggy-friendly walks Donegal – Buncrana

Location: Dunree Fort, Dunree, Buncrana Co. Donegal

Path:  Well laid out path for a lot of the fort, buggy friendly for around 80%, some uphill parts of the fort that kids will be fit for but not accessible for a pram/buggy. The walk can be just as good without going to the top of the fort. Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Westmeath – Streamstown

Location: Old Rail Trail – Streamstown (Full path from Athlone to Mullingar)

Path: Cycle path – Greenway

Parking: Yes (tarred parking at old station at Streamstown) Continue reading

Family-friendly walks Westmeath – Hill of Uisneach

Location: Hill of Uisneach, Loughnavalley (located between Mullingar and Athlone on the R390)

Path:  NOT BUGGY FRIENDLY – Free guided tours (see website link above for more details) (hiking boots recommended)

Parking: Inside the gates Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Westmeath – Castlepollard

Location: Tullynally Castle Gardens, situated 1.5km just outside Castlepollard on the Granard Road R395

Path:  Variety of paths, parklands, forest walks

Parking: Car park on site Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Westmeath – Killare

Location: Killare, Ballinea (From Mullingar head southwest on the R 390 for about 18 Kilometres)

Path:  No path but a quiet country road

Parking: Beside the disused Uishneach Inn Pub Continue reading

Buggy-friendly walks Galway – Glenlo Abbey Hotel

Location: Glenlo Abbey Hotel, on N59 to Clifden, 4km from Galway City

Path: Gravel path (not really suitable for scooters), looped, hilly in places, beside golf course Continue reading